Tag Archives: sustainability

Recycling a tree, Saving a species

My latest contribution to the Charlotte News: Vermont Tree Goods recycles largest elm in an effort to save species Tai Dinnan | Contributor Vermont Tree Goods supervised the taking down of The Vermont Elm, the largest elm tree in the … Continue reading

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Summer reading

I always loved books, but I had much less time to appreciate them in college and while working in Somerville.  By taking the summer off, I freed up a lot of time for reading.  Some has been purely for entertainment, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Biking: Fun Free Events!

As I plan a move to rural Vermont, I become more and more appreciative of how bikeable metro Boston has become.  I’ve lived here for 7 years without owning a car and have loved it! May is bike month and … Continue reading

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Backyard Gardening: Putting the Garden to Bed

This post is a bit overdue, we put the garden to bed the Saturday after Thanksgiving.  Given this year’s temperatures, we could have done it on New Years Day! Putting a vegetable garden to bed in the fall isn’t truly … Continue reading

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Composting Webinar Online!

Ok, ok, I know my friends are probably sick of me talking about compost.  I have just a few more things to say about the topic, then I’ll leave it be for at least a few months…really! First, last week’s … Continue reading

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Backyard Gardening: Planning

Last fall, my friend did a few first steps so we’d be ahead of the game in the spring.  These included taking a soil sample and sending it off to the labs at UMass Amherst for testing, and purchasing a … Continue reading

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Backyard Gardening: The Idea

Last fall, as the days grew short, CSA shares made their final distributions, and temperatures dropped, my friend came to me with a question.  He enjoyed his CSA share and was wondering if he should sign up again for the … Continue reading

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